Long-term survival in a Swedish population-based cohort of men with prostate cancer.

@article{Sandblom2000LongtermSI,
  title={Long-term survival in a Swedish population-based cohort of men with prostate cancer.},
  author={Gabriel Sandblom and Monika Dufmats and Eberhard Varenhorst},
  journal={Urology},
  year={2000},
  volume={56 3},
  pages={
          442-7
        }
}
OBJECTIVES To study the long-term survival of patients with prostate cancer, determine the risk factors for prostate cancer death, and investigate the outcome of initially untreated localized prostate cancer and incidentally detected tumors. METHODS The survival of 813 patients in a population-based cohort of patients with prostate cancer in Linköping, Sweden, diagnosed from 1974 to 1986, was analyzed. RESULTS At 10, 15, and 20 years after diagnosis, the prostate cancer-specific survival… CONTINUE READING
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